About Dimension data

Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Over the last three decades, Dimension Data has established itself as global leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure solutions and services. With operations in over 58 countries, over 23,000 employees and over 6,000 clients – coupled with a deep understanding of the global business and technology landscape – Dimension Data can help accelerate the achievement of business goa​ls.

Facts & Figures

Industry IT
Number of employees 50
Number of active countries 58

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Dimension data

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Instant messaging
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys
  • Employee website (separate URL)

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Long-term incentives
  • Training investment
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Compressed working hours
  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Onsite nursing/feeding/mothers’ room

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Telephone allowance
  • Car/travel allowance
  • On-site parking
  • Group transport

Well-being programs

  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Smoking cessation programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • Nutritional information programmes